Small group tours are not for everyone. I think small group tours offer a good balance and in my opinion the the pros outweigh the cons. While not my only choice for travel small group tours are part of my travel mix.
My money was on Eric. He might have had 20 years on Nathan but he was nimble and fit. He was used to tramping. Laurie stood up and moved between them. The spell broken by his quiet presence – they stood down. Leah and Nathan left and we spent the rest of night gossiping about them.